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CSPAN
Aug 14, 2009 9:00am EDT
questions through twitter. you can use the hash tag, dean and end or right it down on pieces of paper and there will be people going around and collecting them. so mike, who is one of the moderators, is -- he worked on the obama transition team as a liaison to the progressive community, he worked in the clinton administration, and he co-founded the wonderful blog, open left. tonya is the director of legislative and political mobilization with the texas american federation of teachers. and she has previously worked for afsme-cio. so without further ado, i would like to introduce my friend, dr. howard dean. >> thank you. >> thank you. >> do you want to start with some opening remarks. >> sure. i'm really looking forward to this. let me just say a couple things. first of all, the people in this room are going to be the most important people in america over the next 8 to 10 weeks while we get this thing done, because we're seeing extraordinary things being said that are flatout not true, there's maliciously untrue and the only way to counter those is the netsukes we really need your help.
FOX
Aug 14, 2009 5:30pm EDT
accident with the very latest tonight. what can you tell us. >>reporter: well we are live at the corner of north calvert and east meddle street. people who live in the neighborhood call it a dangerous intersection. they say car accidents happen here frequently and of course the latest crash involved michael phelps. now police say a woman driving a honda accord ran a red light and crashed into phelps cadillac escalade suv. now it happened just before 9:00 o'clock last night. police say the honda driver was shaken up. a witness snapped this picture of phelps at the scene sitting on the ground talking with police. he was not hurt. and neither were the 2 passengers. now witnesses say the impact struck the parked car and took out a mailbox at the corner. man walking his dog saw the crash and phelps when he stepped out of the vehicle. >> he was holding his back and limping but they offered himmel attention he said no i'm actually fine. he was walking around bare foot which i thought was a little odd but he was all right. >>reporter: now in 2004 phelps pled guilty to drunk driving charge. mary
WHUT
Aug 14, 2009 7:00pm EDT
us, biz stone and actress gloria ruben, coming up right now. tavis: this is the cofounder of twitter which has become a cultural and social phenomena around the world, as if you didn't know. and biz was named to the list of the 100 most flual people in the world. last week when twitter crashed, following a hacker's attack, it became one of the biggest stories on the planet in a matter of hours. biz stone is here. glad to have you here. how you doing? >> excellent. >> you survived the crash. >> we did. >> what have you learned on this side of the crash? >> this is what is called a denial of service attack. it is pretty common on the the internet. it is not going away anytime soon. what we learned, you got to tune your systems to handle this scale of assault. we spent 200 catching up with the popularity of twitter, getting there technically so we're stable and along comes this massive attack -- we learned a lot from it. we worked behind the scenes from folks from google and other companies to figure out how to stop the attacks and better deal with them in the future. tavis: does that m
CSPAN
Aug 13, 2009 8:00pm EDT
health care reform. we are using our union's power to counter some of the union lines that are spreading from coast-to-coast. we have spent roughly $1 million in the past month alone countering those lovely friends of america, the insurance companies. we are prepared to spend that much more in the months ahead. ouróy nurses are on tv with a powerful ad advocating for real health care reform. we have put organizers and staff into key congressional districts. we will not back down from this fight. america's working families are depending on us. this month, we are joining progressives in taking our message directly to members of congress with a nationwide highway to health care campaign, a rock-and-roll theme that is crisscrossing the country. nobody had better get in our way. stop by our booth and vigorous schedule. better yet, when the rv hitch your city, on board and blog about the energy you are seeing for healthcare reform. in communities all across this country, afscme activists are fighting for the values we share with the activists of netroots nation. ó÷like you, we be
FOX
Aug 13, 2009 11:00pm EDT
scene with more. keith, what can you tell us at this hour. >> jeff and jennifer, live at north calvert and east bittle. police clearing the scene now it was a two car collision. michael phelps and two passengers were traveling in a black cadillac escalade. a woman was driving the other car. the accident happened just before 9:00 tonight. investigators say phelps was traveling east on bittle. the woman was driving north on calvert. the two vehicles collided. and now police are trying to determine exactly what happened. >> we know that there was a collision. two cars driving and collided at the intersection. we will find out if alcohol was a factor. look at red lights. put it altogether. we are literally talking to them as we speak. >> we are back here live. clearing michael's escalade otto truck, and other vehicle behind it. police are now telling us that alcohol was not a factor. phelps was not hurt. he has been questioned. and released. meantime, paramedics did take the woman to the hospital. as a plea caution. again, a collision here in downtown baltimore. involving michael p
NBC
Aug 13, 2009 11:00pm EDT
-- aside from the death penalty. >> anything less would have put us all in jeopardy at a later date. and other people too. because he is the kind of an individual. if he had gotten out. i feel certainly wouldave come back on us for retaliation. >> one of the victim who did not live to testify, mary havenstein, garcia polara beat the 63-year-old to death in her bethesda home last september. >>> breaking news in northeast d.c. police are investigating some sort of explosion inside a postal service mailbox. it happened inside a blue street corner mailbox,ed me street northeast. dc investigators on the scene. they evacuated several homes in the area there. investigators say they are also searching the area for other possible explosives. of course you can count on news 4 to pass on more information as it becomes available. still to come on news 4 at 11:00. a tennis center used by serena and venus williams is in trouble. we'll tell you why. also a woman fights to keep the deer she brought into her home after it was orphaned. we'll tell you about that. many of us look to scarf down french
HLN
Aug 13, 2009 10:00pm EDT
her tooth. yes, the new defense to criminal and civil charges -- mommy used anbesol. that's right. the over-the-counter toothache gel they say made her plow into another car, killing eight. >> breaking news in the case of the tragedy on the taconic, the "new york post" says schuler was taking the drug anbesol or for a toothache and that's what caused her blood alcohol level to be twice the legal limit. >> the operator of the 2003 ford -- the autopsy was performed. the operator of the 2003 ford van was responsible for this crash. the toxicology and autopsy shows diane schuler had a blood alcohol content of.19%. >> i go to bed every night knowing, my heart is clear. she did not drink. she is not an alcoholic. >> in addition, the autopsy revealed that diane schuler had approximately six grams of alcohol in her stomach. alcohol that had yet to be metabolized. >> i'm not saying that test is wrong here, but something had to happen. this is not a woman who would jeopardize five children. >> toxicology also reveals that diane schuler had a high level of thc. in her blood. thc is the activ
CNN
Aug 13, 2009 11:00pm EDT
contributed to the accident. it certainly does give us some reason for alarm. one of the problems with aviation safety sometimes is like any other safety situation. it's routine. you look at so much of this every day and nothing ever happens until one day it does. >> jim tillman, appreciate your expertise. thank you, sir. >> thank you. >>> also ahead tonight, getting beyond all the shouting over health care reform while zeroing in on the reasons behind it. what is making so many americans so vocal about changing a system that up until recently a strong majority said needed more government involvement to fix. has the health care debate become a release valve? why all the noise for issues that have nothing to do with health care? hear for yourself from americans who don't like the way things are going. tom foreman met some of them in our "uncovering america" segment. >> just say no! >> reporter: the yelling, the posters, the verbal attacks. is this really all about health care reform? at meeting after meeting, questions are being raised about immigration. >> are you covering people that
FOX
Aug 14, 2009 5:00am EDT
supposed to protect consumers... it may end up costing us all.. a lot more in the long run. experts say we're already seeing higher interest rates.. and in the future? possibly even fees on customer service of all things. consumers are already bracing for major changes with their credit cards....considering how card companies are reacting to the tougher rules. i think twice.. if i had 500 dollars.. i ask would i spend cash before i charge it.. i hope a lot of people are.. and you are? absolutely starting next thursday - consumers will see new protections in place... for example, your credit card issuer must notify you in writing 45 days before making changes to the interest rate.. or any other major terms. and companies must mail monthly statments at least 21 days before the bill is due. experts say you should be paying close attention to any mail from your credit card company. "it's important to open it and see what the changes are... if you don't understand them . give a credit card issuer a call and ask them." experts say these new rules on credit card companies are going to affe
FOX
Aug 14, 2009 5:00pm EDT
. go to www.myfoxdc.com and tell us what you think and look for the web poll on our home page and posted the entire press conference there for you. >>> out of metro, two bus drivers have been fired. another re-enstated following investigations into several recent incidents. the driver back on the job was accused of talking on the cell phone. spencer said an investigation revealed the driver was calling metro to report a mechanical problem and the bus was not moving. as for the fire driver, one is accused of refusing to let a customer off the bus after a verbal dispute. the other was busted driving a su-- suspended license. >>> another sports star making headlines, gold medal swimmer michael phelps was involved in a car accident in baltimore. he was driving an suv last night when another car ran a red light crashing into him and no one was hurt, alcohol was not a factor in the crash. >>> a former area police chief is going to jail. david baker spent 19 years as alexandrea's police chief and a dui charge ended his career. he plead guilty to drunk driving. karen gray houston is live
WHUT
Aug 14, 2009 9:00am EDT
, well, i got to send him one of my horns! of course, that got us splashed all over the newspapers. at a time whenen louis armstrong was on tour in africa, he was banned from south africa because people of african origin who didn't come from south africa could continental come in as endangered servants or migrant laborers. when sidney porirtier came in 1951 they came to south africa as endangered servants of the directors. lieu we armstrong too much influence, but his trumpet came. it made us very famous for most of the year. we appeared in just about every newspaper. then the music community found us and they nurtured us, five of us are still professional musicians today. >> charlie: five from that group. >> yeah.charlie: you stay in touch? >> oh, yeah. we're very good friends. we are all alive. i got meet louis armstrong about six years later when i was in school i went to the grammy awards. and he just said, the one thing you have got never to forget is where you came from. because when i talk, i never finish any sentence without talking about new orleans. >> charlie: new orlean
MSNBC
Aug 14, 2009 1:00pm EDT
to the rest of the world, she was a transformative figure, but to us she was simply mummy, and she was our hero. and she said that each of the five children, though there were five of them, they each felt like an only child, because eunice devoted so much attention to them. and was so involved in their lives and so encouraging in different ways. and here was a woman, the other thing that i thought maria said that was so wonderful, eunice was not afraid to be who she was, even though she wasn't what people expected. she didn't care about her hair, she didn't wauls dress the way she should have, as maria said, she would roll up to the school and maria would want to go hide, because she would have pens and pencils in her hair. you can see that picture. but she was so full of life, so full of momentum. and there was no question that she leaves this great void in their lives. >> and, of course, the program now, the program from today's mass, was filled with wonderful pictures and we will share must have of those as well. as my papers blow away. thank you so much for sharing all of this
FOX
Aug 13, 2009 10:00pm EDT
said that incident led to another frightening discovery. karen parks joins us with the discovery you are seeing first on on fox tonight. >> ian was shocked that a 17-year-old lifeguard would bite him. his mother said she tried to talk to supervisors at recreation and parks and gave her the run around. now she is afraid he may have terrorized other kids that are too scared to speak up. >> me and smi friends were playing, and we made a house out of foam. >> ian was playing here at the aquatic center in northwest baltimore, july 31. >> then the lifeguard came upstairs, and he messed up our little house. so i went over there and smacked him in the arm. >> he says that 17-year-old lifeguard retaliateed. >> then he picked me up and bit me. >> leaving marks two weeks later. >> it was like having your arm punched together by two rocks very hard. and it just made me want to cry so much. it was so painful. >> i was upset. >> his mother alycia approached the teen. >> he said well i always play with the kids. and i said aren't you supposed to be in the pool? why would you bite him. well he bit m
PBS
Aug 14, 2009 7:00pm EDT
also encouraging more debit card use. and consumers are using it to manage their money. clark says it helps him control spending. >> i check my bank account more frequently than i check my credit card account, so i'm more in tune with how much money i have to spend. >> reporter: as debit card use surpasses credit cards that presents new challenges for both consumers and regulators. debit cards come with fewer built-in protections. consumer advocate ed mierzwinski warns in the case of a lost or stolen card number, the debit card holder can be on the hook for much more than if a credit card were used. >> the maximum amount you can lose with a credit card is only $50. with a debit card, you could lose all the money in your account if you don't comply with all of the complicated rules. the credit card is protected very well, debit card is not. >> reporter: consumers can also get in over their heads with charges for overdrawing their accounts. the banking industry takes in $38 billion a year in overdraft fees. banks also profit from fees charged to merchants to process debit card transacti
CBS
Aug 14, 2009 12:00pm EDT
information about a metro bus driver caught using a cell phone behind the wheel. the driver has been on leave since a rider photographed her last month. she use her personal phone to call the control center because her radio wasn't working. there's a zero tolerance policy for cell phone use by drivers. >>> two air traffic controllers on duty during the cash over the hudson river is on leave. >> reporter: two on duty are suspended. one was on the phone with his girlfriend, the other, a supervisor, wasn't even in the building. >> unbelievable. >> reporter: the faa says it probably didn't contribute to the collision over the hudson river, but it's unacceptable. the plane took off from new jersey's airport with the controllers in charge. minutes later, they handed off to a control tower further down the river. >> when you talk about places like the hudson, these are air zones carved out for pilots to fly in with very little in terms of regulation and safety really is depending on the pilot and not the aviation association. >> reporter: 6 people were on board and it just took off here alo
NBC
Aug 14, 2009 5:00pm EDT
michael vick returning to the nfl as a philadelphia eagle. dan hellie joins us now with more on what this means and vick is talking now. >> yes. turnout at the eagles practice facility, largest in years. nearly 100 media members and two dozen cameras soft spoken and remorsef remorseful. michael vick talking about his return to the nfl. vick is back in theame after serving 18 months in federal prison for his involvement in dog fighting. the eagles say there will be no third chances for vick. if he screws up, he's gone. and animal rights groups already set billboards by the stadium blasting the signing of vick and the headline in today's philadelphia paper -- hide your dogs. as for vick he was saying all the right things. >> i was wrong for what i did. everything that happened at that point in time in my life was wrong. and, you know, unnecessary and, you know, to this day, i can't understand why i was involved in such pointless activity. and why did i risk so much at the pinnacle of my career and i was naive to a lot of things. but i figure if i can, you know, help more animals than i hurt
CNN
Aug 14, 2009 7:00pm EDT
will tell us whether the president has lost the battle for health care legislation. >>> and chaos in california. from fires to prison riots, a wild animal invasion. did we mention california's massive budget problems? we'll have that special report. >>> we begin tonight with the president taking his taee ing he plans to the west. he was at a town hall meeting in belgrade, montana. the president challenged the way in which television news organizations are covering town hall meetings being covered by congressman. president obama says tv loves a ruckus, as he put it. but the president said nothing new about his health care proposals. ed henry traveling with the president reports from big sky, montana. >> reporter: the president's town hall was gentle by congressional standards, but he did get one pointed question about his health reform plan. >> we keep getting the bull. that's all we get, is bull. you can't tell us how you're going to pay for this. the only way you're going to get that money is to raise our taxes. you said you wouldn't. >> look, you are absolutely right. that i can
WETA
Aug 14, 2009 1:00am EDT
horns! of course tha got us splashed all over the newspapers. at a timewhen louis armstrong waon tour in africa, heas banned from south afric because people of african origin who didn't ce from south afri could ntinental come in as endangered servants or grant laborers. when sidney porirtier came in 1951they came to south africa as endanged servantsf the directors. lieu we armstrongoo much influence, butis trumpet came. it made us very famou for most of the year. we appeared in just aboutvery newspaper. then the music commuty found us and they nurtured us, five of us are still professional musicians today. >> charlie: five om that group. >> yeah.arlie: you stain touch? >> oh, yeah we're veryood friends. we are all alive. i gomeet louis armstrong about six years later when i was in hool i went tohe gramm awards. and he just said, the on thing you have got never to fgets where you came fm. beuse when i tk, i neve finish any sennce wiout lking abounew orleans. >> charlie new orleans,es. when you ce to the united states that was like -- >>960, september of 1960. >> charlie: f '06. >>
HLN
Aug 14, 2009 6:00am EDT
i know. do you feel the same way? good morning. i feel very grateful that you made us part of your routine. i'm robin meade. here's what's going on today. >>> the faa has suspended two air traffic controllers over the deadly hudson crash. we have stunning video of the collision right as it happened. >>> michael vick has a new contract and they're betting big on his contract. >>> this man got attacked from behind by an angry husband trying to protect his wife. >>> two air traffic controllers have been suspended over the deadly midair crash. one was on the phone with his girlfriend after the plane's take offand during the accident. apparently a supervisor wasn't even around. the faa doesn't think their actions contributed to the accident but experts say there is a lot riding on how it handled the investigation. >> we have somebody missing in action, we have somebody e else who's not doing their job. the negligence is there. the only question is whether that negligence had a role in this accident. the faa is saying, well, maybe it didn't, but it stands to lose millions and millions of
CNN
Aug 14, 2009 6:00am EDT
that day. our susan candiotti has been working the story all night. she joins us now. a couple of people are in serious trouble here with the faa? >> right, john. one employee wasn't even in the building where he was supposed to be. the other on the telephone. this alleged bad behavior came to light in the ntsb's crash investigati investigation. >> reporter: as investigators studied the amateur video to find out what led to the terrifying midair crash over the hudson, there's more stunning information. an air traffic controller who was handling the piper airplane was on the phone with his girlfriend at the time with the crash according to a source with knowledge with the investigation. what the faa calls in a statement, "inappropriate conversations." and there's more. the faa says the air track controller's supervisor was not in the building at the time as required. >> put in the tower to do the job. if they're not doing the job, people can die. and in this case, apparently they weren't doing the job. >> reporter: our source says the air traffic controller had cleared the plane fo
WHUT
Aug 14, 2009 6:00pm EDT
, trying very hard to sell his health care plan. there is a lot for us to hear. we have seen across the country. mickey personal experience -- appearances is a great idea. except he is going to up to tell the public what he wants. as of yet, he is not told the public what he wants. instead, rumor is flying everywhere. fear is flying everywhere. and loathing of what ever this plan is is flying everywhere. >> julie, is the problem with the president that he never told us what he wanted? >> he did want to avoid the mistakes of the clinton era and let congress becomes stakeholders by crafting the bill. we have five different bills as a result. no one has really read them. there are rumors, and the white house is lost control. >> a lot of people are running around the country thinking they know what is in the. >> yes, crying and sobbing. it is ridiculous. it is like the immigration and social security debate. it makes you wonder if it will get derailed like those two. >> the you think we will see reform in health care of this congress this year? >> i think it is impossible until now. what we
CSPAN
Aug 14, 2009 10:00am EDT
. composed of people that primarily are on twitter and facebook or people that use online organizing techniques to organize their community around some kind of issue. host: you are meeting at the the david lawrence convention center in pittsburgh. . >> that basically decide if they want to follow us around. 9÷they are trying to grab onto what we are doing, regardless of which city is in. host: c-span has a presence at both conferences. we will be covering today and tomorrow, some of the panels that are taking place, including a conversation with congressman suspect and arlen specter who will be speaking at the event with the former dnc chairman howard dean. where do you see the netroots movement going into next three- five years? guest: what will happen is that the past seven or so, we have worked on the electric-politics. it has gotten pretty sophisticated. there has been signs among activists and victories and money raised on line. you'll start seeing people translate that into techniques that are effective for governments. getting things like health care passed, getting the cat a
CSPAN
Aug 14, 2009 6:30pm EDT
cross-blue shield used to be a non-profit, public company with members running on the board and they got eaten up and killed and crushed by the private insurance industry. most blue crosses today are in an anthem or something like that, which bailiffs exactly like all the other insurance companies. they stick it to you if you get sick, they won't have you if you look sick, they're not really insurance companies anymore. i don't think we want to help anything that does -- that makes it easier for the insurance industry is probably in this bill, is probably not taking us in the direction we want to go. we want the insurance companies to serve us better and not put more money into what they already do. and the long -- in the long range, the co-ops will fail because they'll be too small and they'll get -- the insurance company is going to use their deep pockets to undercut them and force them to practice at a loss. and eventually they will crush them just like they crushed blue cross and there will be no public co-ops. the public co-ops are a political compromise to get this bill out of
CBS
Aug 14, 2009 5:00pm EDT
sobriety tests and blew a .19. nearly two and a halftimes the legal limit. >> he used bad judgment, drank too much, got behind the wheel of a car and he has paid what i think is a disproportionate price for it. >> reporter: his virginia driving privileges are suspended, resigned as police chief and will have to pay a $300 fine. he dodged the cameras here at the courthouse but put out a statement that said he will be forever haunted by personal embarrass and humiliation. he repeated his apology to the woman he hit who suffered whiplash and had to be rushed to the hospital. >> up until three weeks ago, he was the public face of law enforcement and he would rather not be the public face of somebody who has gotten a dwi and is going to jailer. >> reporter: he warned the former chief if he got in to anymore trouble she could send him back to jail for another six months. bruce leshan, 9 news now and wusa9.com. >> the arlington sheriff has promised him the former police chief will be held separately to protect him from other prisoners. >>> sky 9 over the scene of a five car pileup this mo
ABC
Aug 14, 2009 5:00pm EDT
ladies said, don't leave us here like this. tell somebody what is going on here. at the know how they treating you. -- let them know how they treating you. >> we left a message. it when we called back a third time, we were told he left the hospital. >> the united medical center used to be greater southeast hospital, primarily serving people east of the river. there in the process of renovating several areas of the hospital. >>> it to metro bus -- two metro bus drivers have been fired. he refused to let a customer off the bus, and the second was arrested on july 30 for driving with a suspended license. a third operator was photographed using a self on the bus. we have since learned at she was reporting a mechanical problem. she was not fired, but was reconstructed on operating procedure. -- reconstructed -- reinructed. >>> the flames started spreading at the dairy farm about two hours ago. all of the animals were ablto escape. >>> it is official, michael veeck is back in the nfl after weeks -- michael vick is back in the nfl after weeks oafter his jail release. >> i made a horrible mis
MSNBC
Aug 14, 2009 11:00am EDT
house and prime time ed shultz is joining us in the studio. here are the top headlines. nbc news obtained dramatic video of the air collision over the hudson river. it's incredibly disturbing to watch. a warning to people. it captured the moment where a plane and helicopter collided and killed all nine board. >>> a final farewell to eunice shriver kennedy. friends and family are gathered today in massachusetts to say good-bye to the 88-year-old humanitarian who is most notably associated with the founding of the special olympics. >>> thousands pay their respects to navy pilot scott speicher who has shot down during the 1991 gulf war and remembered as a hero to his family and his country. >> he represents the best of the best. he was committed to living by a higher standard than most. he honored his family. he honored this community and he truly honored our great nation. >> speicher's remains were just identified a few weeks ago. >>> i want to introduce my co-host this morning. each morning on msnbc live, i welcome someone to join me for the morning. pleased to have back carrie el
MSNBC
Aug 14, 2009 6:00pm EDT
their tickets. so it wasn't done through the computer system that they used in new hampshire. actually, the computer system that they're going to use again tomorrow in grand junction, colorado. but one of the other things i want to bring up here is there were a couple of things that stuck out to me just on the political front. number one is you saw the president ramp up some campaign rhetoric. he almost was trying to sell the audience. i need your help. i got to get you knocking on doors. i got to get you fighting -- he called it fighting the fear. obviously these references to the myths. he also decided to play media critic. he sort of criticized all the cable television for how they've been covering the town halls. and he thanked the one questioner who was clearly an opponent of what he was doing. thanked him for the tone that he took. and then the third thing that i think people ought to take away from this is, i lost count at five the number of personal references to max baucus, the senate finance committee chair. it clears. there may have been about 1,500 people in that audience.
FOX
Aug 13, 2009 11:00pm EDT
story. roz plater live in the newsroom to sort it all out for us. >> reporter: brian, tonight this driver's union says she was the first casualty of metro's zero tolerance policy. they charge the agency acted too fast and are urging she be allowed back to work. a blogger says he shot this picture of a metro bus driver on her cell phone behind the wheel late last month and at the time metro's general manager seemed to be saying that driver would be out the door. >> yes, we have been able to identify the individual who's involved and we will take the appropriate action. and the action for speaking on a phone or texting on the inate termination. >> reporter: but her union says not so fast. the group claims the driver had to use her cell phone to call in a malfunction because her radio was broken and says there should even be a recording of the call. the union denies the bus was moving and s ymetro jumped the gun saying, quote, "reported incidents of cell phone use by employees should be investigated fully prior to taking any disciplinary action." some passengers we talked to agree. >>
FOX News
Aug 14, 2009 4:00pm EDT
to help. we want the small business to be able to buy into the exchange. that allows you to use the purchasing power of everyone who was in the exchange to get the best rates from the insurance companies. that would drive down the premiums that you have to pay. the second thing we want to do is for employers who are doing the right thing and providing health insurance that israel, we want to give you a tax break so that it is easier for you to make your bottom line. this is something that a lot of small businesses would benefit from. no one is talking about it. since small businesses are the place of the largest job growth, it makes sense for us to provide this kind of protection. i guarantee that this will be an important component of what we pass out of washington. [applause] i only have time for one more question. i want somebody who has a concern or is skeptical about health care reform -- there we go. i know that we could find a couple here. i will call on this gentleman right here. hopefully, that list is not too long. go ahead. introduce yourself. >> i am from helena, montana
CSPAN
Aug 14, 2009 6:00am EDT
nya accountant. he is literally, this is him. use on the arm of the blind sheikh. he is acting as translator. he is absolutely al qaeda and a high level and working as an accountant. book of finds out in 1999 that he gets the plans of the world trade center prior to the first bombing. he didn't show up that day. he tells them, 1999. what the link had been pursued? remember i told you that sphinx trading was located right below? this is the sheikh's moss. this is the mosque and this is sphinx trading right below, the same building. check cashing mailbox store. that is where they had a box for good they did money transfers to the middle east. nosair has a box there. this is the sir of incorporation that lead paint december 1587 that shows wally-- you see the close-up, vitco incorporators of these things. andy mccarthy and patrick fitzgerald in their day of tiered case, told a the lists of 172 coconspirators, while lead al norris on the list. they consider him import enough to put on a list with ali mohammed and osama bin laden. that is the second got on the chart. where dew thing tw
CSPAN
Aug 13, 2009 11:00pm EDT
in other words, dealing with one problem here as opposed to 100 problems is what you are asking us to do. >> please. >> thank you for coming. my question would be, what could you do to get the government out of our lives and let us use our god-given ability and talent to make things better for everyone. >> i suppose the easiest answer would be just to vote no on new programs. i think there are a lot of things out there already this year than to have the pill. .. i have found it easier to stop -- to cause problems for not getting larger and not establishing new problems and i found it to do with older programs. programs. being a person wants to limit government, i found the best way to do it was through the taxing policy. if you limit the money coming into the federal treasury, you will limit what can be spent to some extent. you are still having overspending. i do not by the principal that an increase the dollar of taxes is a dollar reduction in expenditures -- in the deficit. a dollar increase in taxes does not result in a dollar decrease in deficits. what it results in is probabl
MSNBC
Aug 13, 2009 9:00pm EDT
with bernie sanders, here is rachel maddow. >> thank you at home for staying with us for the next hour. whether or not we are going to get health care reform at last in this country depends now mostly on the united states senate. the top republican in the united states senate on health care reform is this man. >> i think the best thing to do is want to get people to think about ending life, number one, place to start. the physical life. opposed to eternal life. it ought to be done within the family and considered religious and ethical issue and not something politicians need restricted. >> not something politicians deal with. top republican in the senate on the issue of health care. iowa senator chuck grassley and he says what happens at the end of your life is something for -- within your family. not something politicians should deal with. big round of applause for him on that. honestly, though, can you imagine that something as important as a person's circumstances at the capital end would be something politicians would even think they have to right to comment on? let alone inte
PBS
Aug 14, 2009 12:00am EDT
now it's spreading through india with its vast and densely packed population, to use the words of "the new york times." it has been confirmed in 67 american troops at 6 bases in iraq, to cite just a couple of examples. it's a complicated health issue and tonight's lead focus, we thought it would be helpful to take a look at the flu pandemic from a world perspective as weigh help you understand the risk as the traditional flu season approaches. just last week in switzerland, officials of the world health organization had news about the timetable for the development of a swine flu vaccine. the organization said a vaccine may be ready by the end of september, but that more testing is needed on the proper dosage. >> what they will try to tell us, they will tell us whether we need one or two dose per person for a vaccination. >> until a vaccine can be made widely available, many countries are focusing on prevention. last week in brazil, thousands of fans attending a soccer game wore masks after being ordered to do so by a judge. the game took place in the southern part of brazil, where
CNN
Aug 14, 2009 4:00pm EDT
one, we want the small business to be able to buy into the exchange. that allows you then to use the purchasing power of everybody who's in the exchange to get the best rates from the insurance companies. that right away would drive down the premiums that you'd have to pay. and the second thing we want to do is for employers who are doing the right thing and providing health insurance that is real, then we want to give you a tax break so that it's easier for you to make your bottom line. now, this is something that a lot of small businesses will benefit from. nobody's talking about it. and small businesses are the place where you're seeing the fastest job growth. it makes sense for us to provide this kind of protection. this i guarantee you will end up being an important component of whatever we pass out of washington. all right? i've only got time for one more question. it's a guy's turn, and i want somebody who's got a concern or is skeptical about health care reform. here we go. there we go. i knew we could find a couple here. so, i'll call on this gentleman right here in the
FOX
Aug 14, 2009 6:00am EDT
fill us in on those details. good morning, receive. >> good morning, i tell you what, as long as you can deal with the humidity, patrice, you should like the weekend weather. >> i will plan to have a big afro. >> heat and humidity is what is on the way and a big afro, too. let's see what is happening out there, maybe not to me. 73 degrees is where we start today. it's a mild start once again. humidity will be on the increase through the day. you can see the showers moving to the south of us, staying pretty much there. that is where it will be focused southeast because the stationary boundary that lies out there. it will be warming up. 85 by the noon hour. we should get to a high temperature of 85 or 86, about 2 or 3:00 and 81 degrees at 6:00 p.m. you see a shower or thunderstorm indicated at 6:00 p.m. we are lookth the a chance of a shower or thunderstorm, probably more mid afternoon if there's a chance at all. other than that, we're looking at a fog advisory to the north. an advisory even in our state we could have areas of patchy fog around. be aware of that as well. we will talk a
MSNBC
Aug 14, 2009 6:00am EDT
deprived and very sick. for sure. >> the nation? >> oh, i was talking about us. okay, the nation. you're right. >> just trying to clarify. >> it was we here on "morning joe." all right. let's get a quick look at some of today's top stories. president obama heads west in his push to reform the health care system. he is set to speak at a town hall meeting where politico reports things could get more rowdy. tickets were handed out on a first come first served basis rather than a random selection by the white house. interesting. that definitely could get interesting. meanwhile, the obama administration is going viral with efforts to dispel rumors on health care sending out a chain e-mail penned by david axelrod. meacham, did you get one? >> i have not gotten one, which wounds me. >> you are wounded. savannah got one. >> well -- >> we'll she'll be on. we'll talk about it. i think it's interesting the town halls are moran domly selected in terms of the people coming. >> it arguably will shake things up. i watched the first one in portsmouth which felt very polite. >> so canned. >> so sort of -
NBC
Aug 14, 2009 4:00pm EDT
. >> if they set him on the bench and make us look bad for having somebody like michael vick in town that doesn't do anything for us, it was a stupid signing. >> reporter: the signing left peta outraged. the animal rights group saying they were, quote, disappointed the philadelphia eagles have chosen to sign a man who hanged dogs from trees. vick, who was once the nfl's highest paid player with the atlanta falcons, acknowledged he has a lot of work to do on and off the field. >> playing in the nfl is a privilege and not a right. >> reporter: as the season gets under r under way the, the debate is sure to rage whether it was right to let him play again. kristen dahlgren, nbc news. ff while many are soundin o on this story, o it e, e onbswee, one person writes in day -- na --llfipehiy, trss s nkon >>> a north carolina tv station is reporting former senator john edwards will admit that he's the father of a former campaign worker's child. last august, edwards admitted to having an affair with rooel hunter, a woman that served as a videographer with his 2008 presidential campaign. edwards
WETA
Aug 14, 2009 6:30pm EDT
use. and consums are using it to manage their money. clark says it helps him contl spending. >> i check my bank accnt more frequently than check my creditard account, so i'm more in tune with howuch money i ve to spend. >> reporter: as debicard use surpasses creditards that presents newhallenges for both consumerand regulators. bit cards come with fewer ilt-in protections. consumer advocate ed mierzwiki warns in thease of a lost or stolen card numberthe debit card holder n be on the hook for much more than if credit card were us. >> the maximum amount you ca lose with a edit card is only $50. with a debit cd, you could lose all the money in yo account you don't comply with l of the complicated rules. the credit caris protected very wel debit card is not. >> reporter: consumers can ao get in over their heads wi charges fooverdrawing their accounts. the bankg industry takes in $38 billion a year in overaft fees. nks also profit from fees charged to merchantso process debicard transactions. >> the banks allowour debit card to rk at a merchant, even when you don't have monein your acc
CBS
Aug 14, 2009 5:00pm EDT
a bus driver talking on her cell phone. the driver was placed on leave. but the driver said she used the phone to call the center when her work-issued radio was not working. >>> no rain in sight. it was sunny for miles today. here's a live look at camden yards. how's the forecast looking for today's o's game? bob turk. >> we have pretty nice weather this afternoon. look at radar. nothing around here. but down to our south, there's all kinds of rain going on. down along the virginia coast there. lots of showers and storms norfolk area and down toward carolinas. all the way into georgia. nice and warm temps. if you're heading out to the game tonight. tim williams with a look at the outback. >> key is the high pressure is building in. with that high comes warm, humid air wrapped around it. so our temperatures will go up. and humidity levels go up. great night to be back at the ballpark. scientists say the humidity in the air makes the night lighter. makes for home runs in the ballpark. angels taking on the orioles. firstpitch at 7:05. we'll have more on your first warning forecast comin
ABC
Aug 14, 2009 7:00am EDT
, alongside "gma weekend" co-anchor good to have bill weir with us. i'm robin roberts on this friday, august 14th. diane wrapping up some vacation time. >> great to see you. >>> breaking news point plane crash last week over the hudson, the faa says two employees, a supervisor and an air traffic controller have been suspended over that collision because reports say that the controller was actually on the phone with his girlfriend when the small plane and helicopter collided killing nine people. >> there's new dramatic video of that collision taken by a tourist on a boat on the hudson. these are some images from that video. the faa will be poring over frame looking for clues as to what went wrong. our john berman has been following the story closely. he joins us along the hudson river with the latest. good morning, john. >> reporter: good morning, robin. well, you can see the wreckage of the helicopter here underneath the blue tarp behind me. faa investigators say they discovered the conversations when listening to recordings from a nearby air traffic control tower. when they found th
ABC
Aug 14, 2009 3:05am EDT
comments. we obviously have a very smart group of people watching us. >> there's no athletic scandal this morning. michael vick is returning to the nfl. >> the philadelphia eagles signed him to a two-year deal. he's expected to earn $1.6 million the first year. he served an 18-month sentence on a dog fighting conviction. eagle coach andy reid says vick deserve as another chance. >> and football fans and video gameser can get their hands on madden 2010. early reyou'll haves are favorable saying the virtual football game play is better than ever. it went on sale early this morning and some stores hosted special vants for customers one minute past midnight. the game costs about $55. >> here's my favorite story of the morning. the student journalist who got so much attention during last year's presidential campaign finally landed a one-on-one interview many veteran reporters do not even get. >> 11-year-old darren weaver interviewed president obama. his report was posted on youtube last night. >> i'm here at the white house to interview president obama about education. right now this is w
FOX News
Aug 14, 2009 6:00pm EDT
people who haven't contacted them in any way. therefore, they're using a.o.l. the same way that a spammer would be. >> benjamin said he received the axelrod letter as a popup by the a.o.l. service. he doesn't like popups of any kind and not from the white house on healthcare. >> i'm not particularly interested in hearing from david axelrod. >> the white house has asked americans to send any fishy comments they have heard in the healthcare debate. the civil liberties union said it is not concerned about people receiving unsolicited e-mails but is unsettled on anyone who receives e-mails on dissent. >> if the white house is creating a list for whatever purpose of people who disagree with the president, that presents real problems. if people know that there is a chance that they will be on such a list, then i think people may feel inhibited in expressing their political views. with respect to people who have received e-mails that have never communicated with the white house, then the real question is how did the white house get those e-mail addresss? that is one of many questions fox
CBS
Aug 14, 2009 6:00pm EDT
scene had 140 closed in a northbound direction. you're going to have to use libts road. that's the only -- liberty road. that's the only way around this. >> it's only the preseason. but tonight, baltimore ranks fans -- ravens fans are basking in the glory. eyewitness news is live at camden yards where the orioles are playing tonight. sports director mark viviano has a look back at yesterday's highlights from the ravens victory. >>> just 24 hours ago, we were getting ready for football at the parking lot at ravens stadium there. and there certainly was an energy, an excitement. people getting pumped up for the start of a new football season. and the ravens delivered with an easy win over the redskins. >> reporter: joe flacco stepped into the second season as a raven and orchestrated an offense that took positive steps on the field. a short pass to ray rice, turns into the longest game of the drive. 34 yards in washington territory that led to the first of two field goals. and a lead the ravens never relink wished. -- relinquished. try troi smith, connecting -- troy smith, connecting with
FOX News
Aug 14, 2009 5:00pm EDT
. can they tell us anything about our president, some of the medal of freedom hon honorees, and barney frank's great idea. yeah. if you believe this country is great but you believe the government is trying to stamp out your freedoms, come on, stand up! follow me! is it friday? how come i don't have m and m's? friday is the day i break my diet. oh, this job. how do i work with these conditions? hello, america. i have decided, because i saw the president's town hall meeting -- oh, it was rivetting. i think i have to change my thinking around this healthcare bill, because now, all of a sudden, reputable doctors are showing up to town halls, like totally reputable doctors, like totally showing their support for obama-care. >> your name? >> we're position is that we are like so for treating preventable conditions. how will it help me as a p.d.p.? >> first of all, give her a hand, because she is a primary care physician. [applause] how long have you been practicing? >> four years. >> give her another hand! glenn: i got to tell you, that was like so awesome, she was just like, there, i mean,
CNN
Aug 14, 2009 9:00am EDT
>>> all right. well, that's going to do it for us today. so glad you joined us this week. and you can continue the conversation on cnn.com/amfix. >> that's going to do it for us. have yourself a great weekend. we'll see you again on monday morning. and right now the news continues with betty nygen. >>> thousands of residents evacuate in northern california. >>> and her family says let her come home safely. a georgia woman goes missing as a boyfriend hears a struggle from her cell phone. police think she may have been abducted. >>> back in the nfl, his dog fighting sentence done, michael vick signed with the eagles. good morning, everybody, i'm in for heidi collins, it is friday, you are in the "cnn newsroom." >>> we've got lots to talk about with the health care debate, here's a look at the map right now, lots of meetings, not much agreement, will we see more faceoffs at today's town hall meetings? we'll be checking for that. and ed henry with the president in montana today as the president continues to push his health care plan. we'll be checking in with him and we're going to ta
MSNBC
Aug 14, 2009 4:00pm EDT
care that is subsidized by the rest of us who have health insurance. all right. i think this is the signal that i only have a few more questions. i'm going to take two more questions. if i'm in my -- i hamontana, i to call on somebody with a cowboy hat, absolutely. you've got a little plaque on there. >> montana ambassadors. we're business advisory group appointed by the governor. we've served three republican and two democratic governors and i'd like to welcome you on behalf of the montana ambassadors. >> thank you so much. you make a great ambassador. >> thank you. my question, and i'm glad you called on me, it has to do with the cobra question because i'm in the building materials business. i own a lumberyard in a beautiful little town of 1,000 people about 40 miles southwest of here, innes, and i was -- when the economy took a nose dive, i was forced to take my workforce from 11 people to 6, and i'm one of, like most employers in america, i want to provide. i think it's my responsibility to provide health insurance. you like to take care of our peeps, so to speak. >> [ inaudible
MSNBC
Aug 13, 2009 10:00pm EDT
republican hit job using stupid people to scare other stupid people. with eugene robinson, the lessons of pointless bipartisanship, senator grassley using inclusion to force exclusion, with howard dean, bush v. cheney. the statute of limitations expired on what the ex-v.p. wants to dish like when the president made decisions that i didn't agree with, i still supported him and didn't go out and undercut him. he thinks bush went soft and is going to tell all in his book. so reports barton gellman of the washingt"washington post," our guest tonight. plus, john dean on why cheney may be admitting he ran the bush administration. and bush v. gore. publicly addressed by the secretary of state in nigeria. >> in 2000, our presidential election came down to one state where the brother of the man running for president was the governor of the state. so we have our problems too. >> and worsts. limbaugh whines he was compared to nazis and then a moment later compares his critics to nazis. all that and more now on "countdown." >> what must your mind-set be to believe that? >>> good evening from new york
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